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John Horrigan

John Horrigan

Ph.D. in public policy, 1996

Master's degree: Public Affairs, the LBJ School of Public Affairs
Present jobs: Associate Director for Research, Pew Internet & American Life Project. Chairman of the Board of the Telecommunications Policy Research Conference.
Previous jobs: Program committee chair for the Telecommunication Policy Research Conference in 2004 and 2005. Staff officer, the Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy at the National Research Council. Press secretary, U.S. Congressman Jake Pickle.

Key publications:

  • Horrigan, J. B., Anindya Chaudhuri, and Kenneth S. Flamm. "An analysis of the determinants of internet access" Telecommunications Policy Volume 29, Issues 9-10, October-November 2005: 731-755.
  • Horrigan, J. B., Chandler Stolp, and Robert Wilson. "Broadband Utilization in Space: Effects of Population and Economic Structure." The Information Society, Vol. 22, No. 5, 2006: 341-354.

Dissertation title: Cooperation among competitors in research consortia: The evolution of MCC and SEMATECH.
Dissertation supervisor: Professor James K. Galbraith

Research Interests: technology and telecommunications policy, including work on universal telephone service, state and local telecom policy, and U.S. R&D policy